Classic Fresh Lime Margarita


  • 3/4 c. tequila
  • 1/2 c. fresh lime juice, plus slices, for serving
  • 1/2 c. Cointreau
  • Coarse salt, for serving
  • Finely grated lime zest, for serving


  1. In medium pitcher, combine tequila, lime juice, and Cointreau. If desired, rub rims of 4 glasses with a lime slice and dip in salt and lime zest to coat. 
  2. Add ice and pour margarita on top. Serve with lime slices.